Junior Vocab (ghs)

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Junior Vocab (ghs)
2011-04-26 11:56:44
Junior Vocab ghs

Junior Vocab (ghs)
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  1. animosity
    (n) tending to include all
  2. animosity
    (n) something new; newness
  3. apathy
    (adj) so small
  4. archaic
    (adj) showy; pretentious; trying to attract attention
  5. banal
    (adj) belief on slight evidence; gullibility; naivete
  6. benevolent
    (v) antiquated
  7. cajole
    (adj) agree
  8. censorious
    (v) active emnity
  9. concur
    (n) excessively careful; painstaking; scrupulous
  10. credulity
    (v) fearless
  11. curtail
    (v) former occupant of a post
  12. delineate
    (v) generous; charitable
  13. devise
    (v) rebel; nonconformist
  14. discount
    (adj) serve as an example of; embody
  15. divergent
    (adj) shorten; reduce
  16. dubious
    (adj) grieve; express sorrow
  17. elated
    (v) hackneyed; commonplace; trite; lacking originality
  18. emulate
    (adj) charge
  19. erudite
    (v) coax; wheedle
  20. exemplify
    (v) critical
  21. extol
    (v) deceptive; not real
  22. facilitate
    (n) imitate; rival
  23. frugality
    (n) harmless
  24. guile
    (n) disregard; dismiss
  25. haughtiness
    (n) differing; deviating
  26. hostility
    (adj) inactive; lacking power to move
  27. illusory
    (v) individual who sacrifices the principles for expediency by taking advantage of circumstances
  28. impede
    ad (v) portray; depict; sketch
  29. inadvertently
    (adj) practical (as opposed to idealistic); concerned with the practical worth or impact of something
  30. inclusive
    (v) praise; glorify
  31. indict
    (adj) pride; arrogance
  32. inert
    (adj) questionable; filled with doubt
  33. innocuous
    (n) overjoyed; in high spirits
  34. insularity
    (adj) lack of caring; indifference
  35. intrepid
    (v) worldly as opposed to spiritual; everyday
  36. lament
    (n) wide and deep enough to allow ships to pass through; able to be steered
  37. levity
    (adj) unintentionally; by oversight; carelessly
  38. malicious
    (n) hinder; block; delay
  39. maverick
    (adj) lack of seriousness; lightness
  40. meticulous
    (adj) learned; scholarly
  41. mundane
    (adj) lover of mankind; doer of good
  42. navigable
    (adj) make something last; preserve from extinction
  43. negligible
    (n) narrow-mindedness; isolation
  44. novelty
    (v) think up; invent; plan
  45. obscure
    (n) thrift; economy
  46. opportunist
    (adj) unfriendliness; hatred
  47. ostentatious
    (v) darken; make unclear
  48. perpetuate
    (n) deceit; duplicity; wiliness; cunning
  49. philanthropist
    (adj) hateful; spiteful
  50. pragmatic
    (n) help bring about; make less difficult
  51. predecessor
    (n) a person who held a job or office before the current holder